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Occupy Movement Plans Benefit Album

Jackson Brown, Crosby & Nash to appear on Occupy This Album

(Newser) - Big names including Jackson Browne, Third Eye Blind, Crosby & Nash, Devo, and Lucinda Williams will appear on an album being released to benefit the Occupy Wall Street movement, The musician organizing the benefit album—to be called Occupy This Album—says the movement aims to raise at least $1... More »

David Byrne Sues Charlie Crist for $1M Over Song Use

Use of Talking Heads song 'Road to Nowhere' at issue

(Newser) - David Byrne has sued Charlie Crist for $1 million, saying the Florida governor used the Talking Heads song "Road to Nowhere" in an ad without permission. Crist, who was then running in the Republican Senate primary, used the song in an attack ad targeting Marco Rubio. "I was... More »

McCain, GOP Settle With Jackson Browne

(Newser) - The GOP has settled with Jackson Browne for using the left-leaning singer’s “Running on Empty” in campaign ads for John McCain in the 2008 election, Billboard reports. As part of the agreement—whose cash value is unknown—the GOP pledged to “respect and uphold the rights of... More »

Jackson Browne Sues McCain Over Ad

(Newser) - Jackson Browne is suing John McCain for using his song “Running on Empty” in a campaign ad without permission, the Huffington Post reports. The Ohio GOP used the tune in a spot mocking Obama's suggestion that Americans inflate their tires. McCain's not getting much love from celebrities. Earlier this... More »

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